Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities

Fatal occupational injuries in Maryland

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Fatal occupational injuries by selected demographic characteristics and major events or exposures, Maryland
Selected
characteristics
2003
Total Event or exposure (1)
Contact
with objects
and
equipment
Falls Exposure to
harmful
substances or
environments
Transpor-
tation
incidents
Fires
or
explosions
Assaults
and
violent
acts

Total

92 9 15 12 35 4 17

Employee Status

Wage and Salary (2)

72 5 14 10 30 4 9

Self Employed (3)

20 4 5 8

Sex

Men

84 9 15 12 32 4 12

Women

8 3 5

Age

Under 16

16-17

18-19

5

20-24

7 3 3

25-34

16 3 7 3

35-44

16 4 3 4 4

45-54

23 3 13 4

55-64

12 4 4 3

65 and older

13 3 3

Race or ethnic origin (4)

White, non-Hispanic

49 4 10 6 20 3 6

Black, non-Hispanic

26 3 4 10 6

Hispanic

11

American Indian, Aleut, Eskimo

Asian

5 3

Pacific Islander

Multiple

Other or not reported

Footnotes:
(1) Based on the BLS Occupational Injury and Illness Classification system.
(2) May include volunteers and other workers receiving compensation.
(3) Includes paid and unpaid family workers, and may include owners of incorporated businesses, or members of partnerships.
(4) Persons identified as Hispanic may be of any race. The individual racial categories shown exclude data for Hispanic workers.

NOTE: Totals for major categories may include subcategories not shown separately. Blank cells indicate no data reported or data that do not meet publication criteria.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, in cooperation with state and federal agencies, Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries.

Fatal occupational injuries by selected events and employee status and sex, Maryland
Event or exposure (1) 2003
Total Employee status Sex
Wage
and
salary
(2)
Self
employed
(3)
Men Women

Total

92 72 20 84 8

Contact with objects and equipment

9 5 4 9

Struck by object

5 3 5

Struck by falling object

4 4

Caught in equipment or object

3 3

Caught in running equipment or machinery

Falls

15 14 15

Fall to lower level

14 13 14

Fall from ladder

4 3 4

Fall from roof

Fall from scaffold

Harmful substances or environments

12 10 12

Contact with electric current

5 5 5

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

Oxygen deficiency

5 5

Transportation incident

35 30 5 32 3

Highway transportation incident

23 19 4 21

Collision between vehicles

13 11 12

Non-collision highway incident

Non-highway transportation incident

Overturned, non-highway

Struck by vehicle

8 7 7

Aircraft incident

Fires and explosions

4 4 4

Assaults and violent acts

17 9 8 12 5

Homicides

13 6 7 9 4

Homicides - shooting

6 6 6

Self-inflicted injuries

4 3 3

Footnotes:
(1) Based on the 1992 BLS Occupational Injury and Illness Classification Manual.
(2) May include volunteers and other workers receiving compensation.
(3) Includes paid and unpaid family workers, and may include owners of incorporated businesses, or members of partnerships.

NOTE: Totals for major categories may include subcategories not shown separately. Blank cells indicate no data reported or data that do not meet publication criteria.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, in cooperation with state and federal agencies, Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries.

Fatal occupational injuries by selected industries and major events or exposures, Maryland
Selected industries (1) 2003
Total Event or exposure (2)
Contact
with objects
and
equipment
Falls Exposure to
harmful
substances or
environments
Transpor-
tation
incidents
Fires
or
explosions
Assaults
and
violent
acts

Total

92 9 15 12 35 4 17

Private industry

85 9 14 12 29 4 17

Goods Producing

41 8 10 9 9 3

Natural resources and mining

9 3 5

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

9 3 5

Mining

Construction

28 5 9 8 3

Manufacturing

4

Service providing

44 4 3 20 15

Trade, transportation, and utilities

24 10 9

Wholesale trade

Retail trade

6 6

Transportation and warehousing

16 10 3

Utilities

Information

Financial activities

Finance and insurance

Real estate and rental and leasing

Professional and business services

6

Professional, scientific, and technical services

Management of companies and enterprises

Administrative and waste services

6

Education and health services

3

Educational services

Health care and social assistance

3

Leisure and hospitality

3

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

Accommodation and food services

3

Other services

5

Government (3)

7 6

Federal

State

Local

7 6

Footnotes:
(1) Classified according to the North American Industry Classification System, 2002.
(2) Based on the 1992 BLS Occupational Injury and Illness Classification Manual.
(3) Includes fatalities to workers employed by governmental organizations regardless of industry.

NOTE: Totals for major categories may include subcategories not shown separately. Blank cells indicate no data reported or data that do not meet publication criteria.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, in cooperation with state and federal agencies, Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries.

Fatal occupational injuries by selected occupations and major events or exposures, Maryland
Selected occupations (1) 2003
Total Event or exposure (2)
Contact
with objects
and
equipment
Falls Exposure to
harmful
substances or
environments
Transpor-
tation
incidents
Fires
or
explosions
Assaults
and
violent
acts

Total

92 9 15 12 35 4 17

Management, professional, and related occupations

9 3 5

Management occupations

8 3 4

Business and financial operations occupations

Computer and mathematical occupations

Architecture and engineering occupations

Life, physical, and social science occupations

Community and social services occupations

Legal occupations

Education, training, and library occupations

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

Service occupations

15 9 3

Healthcare support occupations

Protective service occupations

4 4

Food preparation and serving related occupations

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

9 5

Personal care and service occupations

Sales and office occupations

6 6

Sales and related occupations

6 6

Office and administrative support occupations

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

34 4 11 9 7

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

5 3

Construction and extraction occupations

23 3 9 7

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

6

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

28 3 14 5

Production occupations

5

Transportation and material moving occupations

23 14 4

Military specific occupations

Footnotes:
(1) Based on the 2000 Standard Occupational Classification System.
(2) Based on the 1992 BLS Occupational Injury and Illness Classification system.

NOTE: Totals for major categories may include subcategories not shown separately. Blank cells indicate no data reported or data that do not meet publication criteria.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, in cooperation with state and federal agencies, Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries.

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